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Sportcraft Tredex 10.0 treadmills

Código SIAR: 20434
Categoria: Hobby /equipamentos de lazer e desporto
País Notificante: Estados Unidos da América
URL da Fonte: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Sportcraft-Announce-Recall-of-Tredex-Treadmills
Data da Publicação: 04 jun, 2004
País de Origem do Produto: China
Fabricante: Sportcraft; Dick's Sporting Goods
Descrição do Defeito: Sportcraft Recall of Tredex Treadmills
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
June 4, 2004 Alert #04-554
CPSC, Sportcraft Announce Recall of Tredex Treadmills
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Tredex 10.0 treadmill
Units: 320
Importer/Distributor: Sportcraft Ltd., of Mt. Olive, N.J.
Hazard: The treadmill's circuitry can overheat, causing it to
unexpectedly accelerate during use. When this happens, the user can
fall.
Incidents/Injuries: Sportcraft received nine reports of unexpected
acceleration, including five reports of injuries. The injuries included
sprains to the back, shoulder and knees, and cuts and abrasions to
various parts of the body.
Description: The treadmill measures 62 inches high, 79 inches long, and
35 inches wide. It is gray and has a gray control panel. The name
"Tredex 10.0" appears on the control console of the treadmill and on the
motor cover of the treadmill. This recall includes only the Tredex 10.0
model treadmill.
Sold by: Dick's Sporting Goods nationwide from January 2004 through
March 2004 for between $500 and $1400.
Manufactured In: China.
Remedy: Stop using the Tredex 10.0 treadmill immediately and contact
Sportcraft for a full refund or a replacement Sportcraft treadmill.
Consumer Contact: Call Sportcraft toll-free at (800) 526-0244,
extension 640, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to
arrange for the full refund or replacement. Consumers can also go to
the firm's Web site at www.sportcraft.com